Archive Treasures: International Eucharistic Congress 1976

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As the Catholic Church in America gets its Eucharistic Revival underway, there are plans for a National Eucharistic Congress in July 2024. (For more information visit: As cloistered contemplatives we will only be attending in spirit. But in 1976 we were still a Diocesan Community with a semi-active rule and not yet, enclosed. So we had the honor and privilege of sending three Handmaids to represent the Community in the historic 41st International Eucharistic Congress. (For more information visit:

Our Sisters march with our banner in the procession at the 41st International Eucharistic Congress.